Benjamin "Muggins" Drumbeater

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  • Name: Benjamin "Muggins" Drumbeater
  • Location of Birth: Onigum Village, Cass County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 1, 1926
  • Date of Death: July 20, 1998 (72 years old)
  • Parents: Harry and Anna Drumbeater
  • High School and Class: attended schools in Deer River, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Navy
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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Benjamin worked as a logger.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Anna Drumbeater; brothers and sisters, and one niece.

    Survivors include four nieces; one nephew; numerous great-nieces and nephews; five great-great nieces and one great-great nephew.

    Benjamin died at Bemidji, Minnesota and is buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery (Ball Club Cemetery), Itasca County, Minnesota. No photo of grave marker is available at this time.

  • Tribal Affiliation(s): Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe